About Axis

Established in 2002, and with over 25 years of Accountancy experience Axis is an established Accountancy Practice.

With offices in Cheshire and Lancashire, we aim to give our clients a first class service and a helpful no jargon approach to the ever changing climate.

Success in business often depends on timely action, so we encourage our clients to contact us whenever they feel we can help without worrying about incurring an unwelcome invoice.

Whether you are in the early stages of your business or have an established company, we will do all we can to help you prosper.

Our aim is to give the very best value to our clients. So our team works tirelessly to understand your business, and explore every way of helping you achieve success.

Contact us to arrange a meeting and discover how we can help your business.


Richard Paton - Director

Prior to the formation of Axis, Richard grew the breadth of his accountancy experience in practices in the North West, qualifying in 1999. He has successfully grown the Axis client base by referral, and giving clients good solid advice, on both accounts and business matters.

Richard says: “We’ve enjoyed working with many clients to help grow their businesses, whether it is assisting with Start ups, helping to grow Established businesses or ad hoc issues which arise from time to time. We are always looking at ways to help by trying to give relevant advice tailored to clients needs. Our own success is measured by the success of our clients.”

Contact Information:

Jordangate House
Email: Richard@axisaccounting.co.uk

Nick Wellings - Tax

Graduating in 1989, Nick began training with Grant Thornton, where he quickly accumulated a wide knowledge of tax, before joining the Halifax group taxation department and qualifying as a Chartered Tax Adviser. He worked in his family business for 12 years before returning to accountancy and joining Axis in 2011, specialising in personal and corporate tax work.

Nick says: “Our aim is to help clients understand their tax affairs and the steps they can take to make savings. We do this by building lasting personal relationships.”

Contact Information:

72b New Court Way, Ormskirk, L39 2YT
Tel: 01695 573008
Email: Nick@axisaccounting.co.uk

Vanessa Morris - Accounts and Audit

Vanessa joined regional practice Bennett Verby on a training contact in 2006, before moving to Axis in 2013. She is working towards her ACCA qualification, in which she is now part qualified, and has developed an expertise in audit and solicitors accounts rules.

Vanessa says: “The most important part of my role is to help clients understand their financial position and ensure they are compliant with the relevant regulations, to take away that headache.”



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